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hail

noun uk   /heɪl/ us  
C2 [U] small hard balls of ice that fall from the sky like raina hail of sth a lot of similar things or remarks, thrown or shouted at someone at the same time: a hail of bullets The prime minister was greeted with a hail of insults as she arrived at the university.
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hail

verb uk   /heɪl/ us  

hail verb (CALL)

C2 [T] formal to call someone in order to attract their attention: Shall we hail a taxi? I tried to hail her from across the room.

hail verb (ICE)

C2 [I] If it hails, small hard balls of ice fall from the sky like rain.
Traducciones de “hail”
en coreano 싸락눈, 우박…
en árabe بَرَد…
en francés grêle, pluie…
en turco (hava durumu) dolu halinde yağmak…
en italiano grandine…
en chino (tradicionál) 雹,冰雹…
en ruso град…
en polaco grad…
en español granizo, lluvia…
en portugués granizo, chuva de pedra…
en alemán der Hagel…
en catalán calamarsa, pedra…
en japonés ひょう, あられ…
en chino (simplificado) 雹,冰雹…
(Definition of hail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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